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cannula

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noun can·nu·la \ˈkan-yə-lə\

Definition of cannula

plural can·nu·las or can·nu·laeplay \-ˌlē, -ˌlī\

  1. :  a small tube for insertion into a body cavity or into a duct or vessel



Origin of cannula

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of canna reed — more at cane


First Known Use: 1684


Medical Dictionary

cannula

noun can·nu·la

Medical Definition of cannula

plural can·nu·las or can·nu·lae \-ˌlē, -ˌlī\play

  1. :  a small tube for insertion into a body cavity, duct, or vessel



Variants of cannula

also can·u·la \ˈkan-yə-lə\play

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